Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 vs Apple A14 Bionic

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 CPU1 vs CPU2 Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon Family Apple A series
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865/870 CPU group Apple A14
7 Generation 14
Kryo 585 Architecture A14 (Firestorm/Icestorm)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Apple A13 Bionic
-- Successor Apple A15 Bionic (5-GPU)

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 6
8 Threads 6
hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
3.20 GHz A-Core Frequency 3.00 GHz
2.42 GHz B-Core Frequency 1.82 GHz
1.80 GHz C-Core Frequency --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Qualcomm Adreno 650 GPU Apple A14
0.25 GHz GPU frequency 1.00 GHz
0.67 GHz GPU (Turbo)
6 GPU Generation 11
7 nm Technology 5 nm
1 Max. displays 3
2 Execution units 64
512 Shader 512
Max. GPU Memory 8 GB
12.0 DirectX Version

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR4X-4266, LPDDR5-5500 Memory LPDDR4X-4266
16 GB Max. Memory 6 GB
4 Memory channels 1
-- Bandwidth 34.1 GB/s
No ECC No
2.00 MB L2 Cache 12.00 MB
3.00 MB L3 Cache
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

10 W TDP (PL1) 7 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

7 nm Technology 5 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions
N/A Socket N/A
None Virtualization None
No AES-NI No
Q2/2021 Release date Q3/2020
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1012 (64%)
Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
1590 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
3240 (76%)
Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
4247 (100%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
Qualcomm Adreno 650 @ 0.67 GHz
1418 (100%)
Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A14 @ 1.00 GHz
1000 (71%)
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AnTuTu 8 Benchmark

The AnTuTu 8 Benchmark measures the performance of a SoC. AnTuTu benchmarks the CPU, GPU, Memory as well as the UX (User Experience) by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu can benchmark any ARM CPU that runs under Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly compareable if the benchmark has been performed under different operating systems.

In the AnTuTu 8 benchmark, the single-core performance of a processor is only slightly weighted. The evaluation consists of the multi-core performance of the processor, the speed of the RAM and the performance of the internal graphics.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
651364 (100%)
Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
628047 (96%)
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AnTuTu 9 Benchmark

The AnTuTu 9 benchmark is very well suited to measuring the performance of a smartphone. AnTuTu 9 is quite heavy on 3D graphics and can now also use the "Metal" graphics interface. In AnTuTu, memory and UX (user experience) are also tested by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu version 9 can compare any ARM CPU running on Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly comparable when benchmarked on different operating systems.

In the AnTuTu 9 benchmark, the single-core performance of a processor is only slightly weighted. The rating is made up of the multi-core performance of the processor, the speed of the working memory, and the performance of the internal graphics.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
727650 (100%)
Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
729968 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Apple A14 Bionic
Unknown Apple iPhone 12 mini">Apple iPhone 12 mini
Apple iPhone 12">Apple iPhone 12
Apple iPhone 12 Pro">Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max">Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Apple iPad Air (4. Gen)">Apple iPad Air (4. Gen)

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